26-11-2018ADVISORY GROUP ON THE FOOD CHAIN AND ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH
A delegate from EU Specialty Food Ingredients attends the Advisory Group meeting, which opens with a speech from Ms Anne Bucher, who was appointed Director General of DG SANTE on 1st October. Transparency of the EU risk assessment is on the agenda, as well as information on Commission’s next step to implement the CJEU ruling on mutagenesis.
20-11-2018EFSA STAKEHOLDER FORUM
As EFSA’s registered stakeholder, EU Specialty Food Ingredients participates in the 2nd Stakeholder Forum where several workshops are organised to discuss e.g. the OpenFoodTox database.
16-11-2018MULTIPLE COMPOSITION OF FOODSTUFFS
The JRC presents the Pilot project “Economic assessment of the dual quality of food products in the Single Market”, a topic of interest to EU Specialty Food Ingredients.
15-11-2018SANITARY & PHYTOSANITARY ISSUES
A delegate from EU Specialty Food Ingredients attends the SPS Market Access WG, where DG Trade reported eg. on study visits and seminars.
15-11-2018BUSINESS AND BIODIVERSITY FORUM
A speaker from EU Specialty Food Ingredients delivers a presentation on “Access & Benefit Sharing (ABS) and Sustainability in the Food Sector” at the Business and Biodiversity Forum held ahead of COP 14 in Egypt
14-11-2018FOOD ADDITIVES, ENZYMES & PROCESSING AIDS
Members of EU Specialty Food Ingredients have the opportunity to hear an update of the activities of DG SANTE in the field of food improvement agents. They also learn from DG AGRI about the authorisation and use of food additives and processing aids in wine.